Fewer cattle will mean fewer seats on check-off board

The board that oversees the beef check-off program would lose three seats under a reapportionment proposed by USDA in the Federal Register. It would have 100 members, effective with appointments to the board from 2015. USDA says the reapportionment reflects the decline in cattle inventory and in cattle producer numbers in recent years. Each state  –… » Read More

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